Monday, June 09, 2014

"When Swing Was King" for June

The  next volume of When Swing Was King” makes its debut today at two senior care facilities, Bethany in Council Bluffs and House of Hope in north Omaha. The schedule for the rest of the month (as always) is posted at the Vital Signs Ministries website.

The song list this time around?

1) Glenn Miller Orchestra —
“Elmer’s Tune”

2) Chick Webb Orchestra —
“I’ve Got Rhythm”

3) Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
(with vocals by Frank Sinatra)  —
“The Song Is You”

4) Harry James Orchestra — “Alice Blue Gown”

5) Art Lund (with the MGM Orchestra) — “Mam’selle”

6) Phil Harris Orchestra — “Y.O.U. Just Plain You”

7) Artie Shaw Orchestra (with vocals by Tony Pastor) — “Jeepers Creepers”

8) Dean Martin — “Sway”

9) Lawrence Welk Orchestra (featuring Henry Cuesta) — “La Mer”

10) The Mills Brothers — “Georgia on My Mind”

11) Benny Goodman Orchestra (with vocals by Helen Forrest) — “It Never Entered My Mind”

12) Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (with vocals by Bob Eberly) — “Fools Rush In”